Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Then, more in accord with it, "It does potatoes no end of good to be hilled."

The potatoes were growing finely and he hilled them up for the first time.

I have corn in my garden, ten and twelve feet high, strong and lusty, standing the drought like a grenadier; and it is hilled.

They are set at the distance of three or four feet apart, and are hilled, and kept continually free from weeds.

It was better to have possession of the imperial seven hilled city, than of Gethsemane and Calvary with all their holy souvenirs.

In the Connecticut valley the field is marked and (p. 430) hilled so as to give about 6000 hills to the acre.

I think I hilled those spuds, too, with furrows—or a crop of Indian corn I put in later on.

In cultivating I keep the surface level, as they do better if kept in this way than if they are hilled up.

The Indian method is, not to visit their small plantations from the time that their corn or potatoes are hilled.